Client Accountant

Recruiter
TMF Group
Location
Cape Town
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
20 May 2022
Closes
20 Jun 2022
Ref
551696
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

JOB PURPOSE

The role will be responsible for undertaking bookkeeping, accounting and reporting services for a portfolio of investment fund structures administered by TMF. The role holder will be required to undertake directed work and take responsibility for the achievement of the deadlines communicated by his/her Manager and the adherence to standard policy and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Undertaking the bookkeeping for a portfolio of investment fund structures in Investran and conducting full, detailed reviews of own work prior to submission for review by a Accounts Manager.
  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly bank accounts.
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Fund Accounting Manager is kept appraised of the status of all deliverables.
  • Working closely with counterparts on other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated service delivery.
  • Maintaining files in accordance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Proactively look to develop own skills within the wider business and assisting other teams.
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Fund Accountant may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested by the Fund Accounting Manager.
  • Preparation of financial statements/management reporting.
  • Demonstrating competence with all fund accounting work and progressing with more complex cases and an increased volume of work as knowledge of the entities and accounting standards (and professional studies) increases.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS Candidate Profile:
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
  • Have commenced or intends to commence study towards the completion of a professional accountancy qualification.
  • Ability to plan and organise oneself to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager /mentor.

What's in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity in an international company
  • Professional development opportunities as well as extensive individual further training opportunities, supported by our TMF Business Academy
  • A career within an ever evolving market
  • Flat hierarchies with direct contact to management and international exchange
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